The Role of Critical Care in Cirrhosis: Futility vs Opportunity?
Date: Tuesday 11th April
Time: 8-9pm GMT
Guest: Dr Philip Berry @philabery
Philip Berry is a consultant hepatologist at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London. His interests include the management of decompensated cirrhosis and approaches to ethical dilemmas on the ward. He writes a regular blog on medical ethics and the psychology of doctors.
- Identifying which patients will benefit from escalation to ICU
- The place of early palliative care in hepatology
- ‘Rescue’ situations
- Alcohol dependence and its influence on medical decision making
- Futility thresholds on ICU